The ALI is focusing on Ladder Safety at Work this week.  If you use a ladder at work, let’s talk about a few ways you use your ladder safely while you are working.

-Start by choosing the right ladder for the job. Choose the right type of ladder and the right size ladder.

-Always inspect the ladder

-Make sure the ladder’s feet are in good condition

-Set the ladder on firm, level ground. If you don’t have level ground, use a ladder with levelers or outriggers.

-When using an extension ladder, make sure your ladder extends three feet past the landing point.

-Always maintain three points of contact when climbing up or down the ladder

-Avoid setting your ladder in front of doors or in high-traffic (both vehicle and pedestrian)